10th Annual Huntington Folk Festival
Series: Huntington Folk Festival
Tom Paxton will headline the 10th Annual Huntington Folk Festival on Sunday, July 26 at Huntington, NY’s Heckscher Park, located off Main Street (Route 25A). Extending from noon until l0:30 p.m., the free festival – co-presented by the Folk Music Society of Huntington and the Huntington Arts Council – is part of the 50th Annual Huntington Summer Arts Festival. Tom Paxton also is marking his 50th year as a touring artist.
Opening for Paxton on the park’s Chapin Rainbow Stage will be No Fuss and Feathers Roadshow. This group of award winning songwriters features the delicious harmonies of the nationally touring performers The YaYas (Catherine Miles & Jay Mafale), Carolann Solebello and Karyn Oliver. Collectively, they are an incorrigible bunch of musical co-conspirators bent on giving an audience an unforgettable show.
Prior to the evening concert, AcousticMusicScene.com and FMSH will host unplugged showcases and song swaps featuring more than three-dozen artists near canopy tents from noon until 6 p.m. Artists confirmed to perform during the afternoon include Acoustic Apple, Annika, Mark Allen Berube, Michael Braunfeld, Meghan Cary, Andrea Cetlin, Greg Cornell and the Cornell Brothers, Curtis & Carla, Generations: Mike & Aleksi Glick, Phil Henry, Jay Hitt, Karen Hudson, Josh Joffen, Stuart Kabak, Kalinec & Kj, Judy Kass, Cecilia Kirtland, Scott Krokoff, Mara Levine, The Levins, Lisa Jane Lipkin, Eli Maniscalco, Kirsten Maxwell, Lois Morton, Mark Newman & Naomi Margolin, James O’Malley, Elaine Romanelli, Shawn Taylor, Robinson Treacher and Bob Westcott.
Acoustic Music Scene.com Tent
12:45 Mark Newman & Naomi Margolin
1:00 Scott Krokoff, Shawn Taylor, Robinson Treacher
1:30 Generations: Mike & Aleksi Glick
1:45 Greg Cornell & The Cornell Brothers
2:00 Funny Folk: Mark Allen Berube, Lois Morton
2:30 Josh Joffen, James O’Malley, Bob Westcott
3:00 Mara Levine, The Levins, Elaine Romanelli
3:30 Westchester Artists: Curtis & Carla, Judy Kass, Lisa Jane Lipkin
4:00 Keystone Staters: Michael Braunfeld, Meghan Cary, Jay Hitt
4:30 Karen Hudson, Stuart Kaback, Cecilia Kirtland
5:00 Young Folk: Annika, Kirsten Maxwell
5:30 Phil Henry, Kalinec & Kj
Folk Music Society of Huntington Tent
12:00 Open Mic
1:00 Acoustic Apple
1:15 Andrea Cetlin
1:30 Eli Maniscalco
1:45 Scott Krokoff
2:00 James O’Malley
2:15 Mara Levine
2:30 Jay Hitt
2:45 Meghan Cary
3:00 Michael Braunfeld
3:15 Lois Morton
3:30 Bob Westcott
3:45 Larry Moser & Mary Nagin
4:00 Kirsten Maxwell
4:15 Phil Henry
4:30 Josh Joffen
4:45 Kalinec & Kj
The 50th Annual Huntington Summer Arts Festival is produced by the Town of Huntington, presented by the Huntington Arts Council, and sponsored in part by the New York State Council for the Arts, the County of Suffolk and Canon U.S.A.
Location: Heckscher Park - Chapin Rainbow Stage
For parking nearest to Heckscher Park:
The Heckscher Museum is on the park grounds, and a small lot adjacent to it is reserved for Handicapped parking. Parking is permitted along the neighboring streets; do not block driveways. Immediately north of the park is a nose-in parking “lot” along Madison St., adjacent to the park. The Huntington Town Hall is across Rte. 25A from the park on the south side. There is a large parking lot behind Town Hall.
Additional Parking around Huntington
There are 3 Municipal Parking Lots in the Village of Huntington. The lot closest to Heckscher Park is located south of Rte 25A (Main St.) and is entered a half block east of the intersection of 25A and New York Ave. (Rte 110). It can also be entered on Elm Street. A second large lot is south of Main St. between Green and New Streets. It is entered by turning south off Rte 25A (Main St.) onto New St.; – the lot is on the right. The third large lot is located north of Main St. on Gerard St. (also named Lt. General Frank Libuti Way) It can be accessed from Gerard St. or by turning north off Rte 25A (Main St.) onto Clinton Ave., — after the corner buildings there are lot entries to the left and the right. Also note that meters on the village streets are in effect weekdays until 7 pm only, and that bank lots that are not chained off are available for parking when the bank is closed at night.